Today in Movie Culture: Ken Burns's 'Star Wars,' 'The Santa Clause' Is a Horror Movie and More

Today in Movie Culture: Ken Burns's 'Star Wars,' 'The Santa Clause' Is a Horror Movie and More

Dec 21, 2015

Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:

 

Mashup of the Day:

The Washington Post imagines if Ken Burns had directed Star Wars, mashing it with the documentarian's classic miniseries The Civil War:

 

Cosplay of the Day:

Captain Phasma is a fairly small character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but that isn't stopping her feline fans from dressing up as her (via Fashionably Geek):

 

Fan Build of the Day:

See one Star Wars fan's homemade lightsaber, which is basically just a focused flame sword (via Geekologie):

 

Classic Cartoon of the Day:

Today is the 70th anniversary of the classic Walt Disney animated short Old Sequoia. Watch the film, which stars Donald Duck, in full below.

 

Fan Art Project of the Day:

What if this year's best movies, such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Ex Machina, were put out on VHS? See more art for video cassette copies of recent movies at /Film.

 

Fan Theory of the Day:

Just in time for the start of Winter, The Film Theorists explain why Anna and Elsa from Frozen probably aren't actually sisters:

 

Reworked Movie of the Day:

Vulture made a trailer that sells Disney's The Santa Clause as a body horror film:

 

Supercut of the Day:

For Playboy, Jacob T. Swinney compiled all the best Christmas scenes in non-Christmas movies:

 

Filmmaker in Focus:

For Fandor's Keyframe, Kevin B. Lee tallies up the deaths in Quentin Tarantino movies:

 

Classic Trailer of the Day:

Today is the 25th anniversary of the release of Kindergarten Cop. Watch the original trailer for the comedy, which stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and a bunch of little kids, below.

 

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